India to achieve the historic milestone of 100 crore corona vaccine doses by October 18-19 and it will be a big achievement. Giving this information, sources associated with the Ministry of Health said that till this afternoon, 96.59 crore doses were given in the country. have gone. On the question related to the vaccine for children, the sources said, ‘Another committee will go to DCGI for approval of the corona vaccine for children. Since this is a matter of children, experts are looking into this matter and the final decision will be taken only after examining all the facts.
Sources said that the vaccine made in India has been recognized in 22 countries so far. Hopefully it will get approval from WHO soon. In the month of October, 28 crore vaccine doses will be available, in which there are 22 crore Covishield, 6 crore Covaccine and 60 lakh DNA Vaccine. So far, 73% of people above the age of 18 years have got the first dose while 30 percent have got both the doses.
There is a ban on the celebration of Chhath festival in some states, on the question of politics, sources said that there are guidelines for festivals, politics should not be done in this. Sources said that there is already a SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) of the Center and every state for the festivals. Therefore, the Health Ministry will not issue any separate SOP for Chhath.